The Plasma Approximation

Authors(5) :-Sham Singh, Ajay Vasishth, Bikramjit Singh, A. C. Panday, A. P. Mishra

In this review, we have studied literature survey on various types of plasma and their applications and also discuss the advantages and disadvantages. The presence of a significant number of charge carriers makes plasma electrically conductive so that it responds strongly to electromagnetic fields. Like gas, plasma does not have a definite shape or a definite volume unless enclosed in a container. Unlike gas, under the influence of a magnetic field, it may form structures such as filaments, beams and double layers. Sensitive applications of plasma, like subjecting human body or internal organs to plasma treatment for medical purposes, are also possible. This possibility is profoundly being investigated by research groups worldwide under the highly-interdisciplinary research field called 'plasma medicine.

Authors and Affiliations

Sham Singh
Department of Applied Sciences, Chandigarh Engineering College, Mohali, Punjab, India
Ajay Vasishth
Department of Applied Sciences, Chandigarh Engineering College, Mohali, Punjab, India
Bikramjit Singh
Department of Applied Sciences, Chandigarh Engineering College, Mohali, Punjab, India
A. C. Panday
Department of Physics, A. P. S. University, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, India
A. P. Mishra
Department of Physics, A. P. S. University, Rewa, Madhya Pradesh, India

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Published in : Volume 3 | Issue 1 | January-February 2017
Date of Publication : 2017-02-28
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Page(s) : 108-117
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Sham Singh, Ajay Vasishth, Bikramjit Singh, A. C. Panday, A. P. Mishra, " The Plasma Approximation", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 3, Issue 1, pp.108-117, January-February-2017.
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